Official history and lineages

Canadian Forces official histories, lineages and ledgers, including both secondary research and original documents. 


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General history books

Military history books written or commissioned by National Defence.

Commemorative history books

Collection of books commemorating Canada’s military and its history.

Official histories

Books of the official histories of the Canadian Armed Forces and its services.

Official lineages

Charts for every authorized unit formed since 1855.

Canadian battle honours system

The official battle honours and honorary distinctions of the Canadian Forces.

War ledgers (1914-1919)

Ledgers from the Canadian Expeditionary Force of the First World War.

Official military reports

Official reports from the Militia in 1864 to CFHQ in 1980.

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